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Nature Neuroscience volume 7, pages 421422 (2004) | Download Citation

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A new study shows that the transcription factor Tlx3 specifies glutamatergic phenotype and suppresses GABAergic markers during spinal cord development. Understanding this process could ultimately lead to 'customized' neurons for transplantation.

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  1. Stewart Anderson is in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 1300 York Avenue, New York, New York 10021, USA. saa2007@med.cornell.edu

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